Grants infocusAchivements

  • Eric H. Baehrecke, PhD, professor of cancer biology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Genetic regulation of autophagic cell death, two years, $221,663*
  • Sumner H. Burstein, PhD, professor emeritus of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute on Drug Abuse, The elmiric acids: biologically active anandamide analogs, one year, $339,743; recommended for one more year, $324,341*
  • James G. Dobson, PhD, professor of physiology and medicine: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Myocardial Adenosine Receptors, two years, $283,291
  • Jean A. Frazier, MD, the Robert M. and Shirley S. Siff Chair in Autism and professor of psychiatry and pediatrics: National institute of Mental Health, A Knowledge Environment for Neuroimaging in Child Psychiatry, one year, $410,000; recommended for two more years, $740,250
  • Ricardo Gazzinelli, DSc, DVM, professor of medicine: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Role of Polymorpho-nuclear Phagocytes in Malaria Sepsis, one year, $246,000; recommended for one more year, $205,625*
  • Stephen J. Glick, PhD, professor of radiology: National Cancer Institute, Role of 3D Tomography in Breast Cancer, one year, $360,800; recommended for one more year, $361,900*
  • Ellen M. Gravallese, MD, professor of medicine and cell biology: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Inhibition of osteoblast function in bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis, one year, $370,125; recommended for x more years, $1.4 million
  • Mitsuo Ikebe, PhD, professor of physiology: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Regulation of Myosin Phosphorylation in Smooth Muscle, one year, $410,000; recommended for four more years, $1.6 million
  • Kendall L. Knight, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Cellular and Biochemical Regulation of Human Rad51 Function, one year, $352,600; recommended for one more year, $353,678*
  • William R. Kobertz, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, K+ channel protein complexes in auditory biology, one year, $180,226*
  • Stephenie Lemon, PhD, associate professor of medicine, and Lori Pbert, PhD, associate professor of medicine: National Cancer Institute, School Worksite Weight Gain Prevention Intervention Study, one year, $675,116; recommended for one more year, $678,975*
  • Hong-Sheng Li, PhD, assistant professor of neurobiology and physiology: National Eye Institute, Rhodopsin endocytic trafficking and Drosophilia visual sensitivity, one year, $410,104; recommended for one more year, $411,250*
  • Egil Lien, PhD, associate professor of medicine and molecular genetics & microbiology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, The Role of LPS and Toll-like Receptors in Plague, one year, $413,839; recommended for one more year, $415,101*
  • Martin G. Marinus, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, DNA Mismatch and Double-Strand Break Repair, two years, $263,168*
  • Kenneth L. Rock, MD, chair and professor of pathology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Immunobiology of CTL Responses to Exogenous Antigen, one year, $410,000; recommended for four more years, $1.6 million
  • Andew R. Tapper, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry: National Institute on Drug Abuse, The role of Nicotinic Receptors in Nicotine Withdrawal, one year, $204,948; recommended for one more year, $246,688*
  • Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD, professor of medicine: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, HCV, Alcohol and Host Defense, one year, $67,582*
  • Albertha Johanna Walhout, PhD, associate professor of molecular medicine: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Transcription Networks in C elegans Organogenesis, two years, $43,362*
  • Raymond M. Welsh, PhD, professor of pathology and molecular genetics & microbiology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Virus Induced Immunopathology, one year, $410,000; recommended for four more years, $1.6 million

*These NIH funds were awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Multiple funding options exist under the ARRA, including accelerating ongoing science by supplementing existing grants and funding new grants that are likely to produce results within two years. To download a complete list of NIH ARRA grants awarded to UMMS investigators click here.